Major Malmora Myles O’Rely’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
CaptainMyles O’Rely
Area RaisedCavan
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOwen Roe O’Neill 1646

Irish Confederate horse of the Ulster Army serving at Benburb

Service History

1642

  • Myles O’Rely commissioned captain by O’Neill

1643

1644

  • August: Skirmish at Finea Bridge?

1645

  • O’Rely promoted to major

1646

  • June: Battle of Benburb O'Rely's cornet killed

Notes

Flags & Equipment

O’Rely took arms from Farnham Castle enough to equip 40 rebels1). Possibly the Myles slasher O'Rely erroneously said to have been killed at Finea Bridge.

Notable Officers

Malmora Myles O’Rely

Sherriff of Co. Cavan

Officer List

Strength

  • A single troop

See Also

1) The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.